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time now for your question of the day responses. earlier in the show we told you about rookie quarterback robert griffin iii may need surgery. since sunday the redskins have been facing a whole lot of heat for the decision to let him play. >> we wanted to know what you thought about this? do you think the redskins compromised his safety? carol says yes. it was apparent he was hurt. tom says i don't think it was the coaches. i think it was rg3 determined to stay in the game because he thought he was the only one who could win the game. personal pride. karen says rg3 says he wanted to stay in the game. he is responsible for his own actions. >> just like players who hurt each other with hits, he should be fined. thanks to everybody who responded. >> everyone is talking about this.
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have a great day, everybody. "fox & friends" starts now. >> have a good day. congratulations, alabama. >> good morning everybody. today is tuesday, january 8, think of the. >> the lone man arrested for the attack on the consolate in p libya has been freed. >> a lottery winner comes forward to claim his money prize. one day later the guy, pictured there, is dead. at first after calling it a natural death investigators are changing their story. >> last night national championship game. >> you quarterbacks, you get all the good-looking woman. what a beautiful woman.
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a.j. is doing -- whoa. >>brian: i missed four plays talking about his girlfriend. >>gretchen: it's always the same thing. >>brian: brent is 91 and still going off about miss alabama. focus on the game. she now has more followers on twitter than her boyfriend who just happened to have won the title. "fox & friends" starts now. >>gretchen: what's wrong with a man showing that he's still alive and well? by the way, brent is not 90 years old yet. >>brian: right. he's 70. he continued on to say this should be a lesson for all the little boys watching to go out and start throwing the ball with their dad so
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someday they can grow up to be the football quarterback and wind up with a girl like that. >>steve: the message, if you're not quarterback you'll never have an attractive girlfriend? >>gretchen: no. there have been other stories in the past about male athletes who hook up with girlfriends or wives and then they start playing poorly and they say it is the wife's fault. >>brian: if you're going to talk about fault, the main fault notre dame had last night is they should have put rudy in right at the end. >>gretchen: all right. we have lots to tell you about this morning. let's start with your headlines. a lottery winner comes forward to claim his prize. one day later he's dead. a month after calling it a natural death, investigators in chicago say he was poisoned. last june he won $1 million in a scratch-off lottery game. a day later he died.
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his death was blamed on cardiac disease but a few days later a family member asked him to investigate. tests revealed the 46-year-old was poisoned with cyanide. >> more common in literature than real life. cases do pop up. i had a cyanide suicide probably about close to 20 years ago that i wrote up as a case report. but generally cyanide poisoning in the united states are pretty unusual. >>gretchen: the medical examiner says the man's body will be dug up. investigators are not saying who would have motive for the murder. the accused dark knight killer will be back in court in a few hours. haunting new details about the colorado shooting were revealed. they include how he bought his movie ticket 12 days earlier. video shows him smiling as he entered the theater. >> you sit there, you look at a person.
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when you see there is no more humanity left anymore, you don't look at him as a esperson. >>gretchen: veteran officers fought back tears as they describe the scene inside the theater and how the room was silent except for the film which was still rolling. a.i.g. got $182 bailout from taxpayers, but word now the company may sue the government. the board meets today to decide if it will join a shareholder lawsuit claiming the government violated the fifth amendment which prohibits taking private property for public use without just compensation. shareholders say the bailout cost them tens of billions of dollars. a.i.g. recently paid back the bailout money. >>steve: the crimson tide, they can now take the rest of the winter and spring off. alabama cruising and crushing top ranked notre dame. this was never a game. they couldn't stop them on the ground. running back lacey named the m.v.p.
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the head coach now with four national titles. even though quarterback mccarren had four touchdowns, the announceers seem to think his girlfriend was the true star. >> if you're a youngster at alabama, gets a football out and start throwing it around. >>brian: it helped joe nay maths. catherine webb. she is miss alabama. she went to rival auburn and graduated in 2011 and she came back to watch her boyfriend play. >>steve: pictured next to her, his mother. >>brian: it was a good night for everybody because alabama won. unless you're of course notre dame. >>steve: the most famous school ever. >>brian: fox news alert: the only suspect in custody
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in connection with that september 11 attack on our consolate in benghazi has been let go. a court in tunesia ordering the release of this guy due to a lack of evidence. four americans were killed, including the american ambassador, chris stevens. >>brian: we could be hearing testimony from secretary of state hillary clinton on the benghazi attack. clinton returning to work after a month of battling health issues. we will not talk about rg3's knee. i know that's one of the stories that means a lot to you. we'll have to focus on the secretary of state and the world. >> why was he in the game that long? i know we need to focus on the -- okay, okay. >>brian: focus, focus. >> my heart is hurting for him and his knee. good morning, brian, steve, gretchen. the state department says secretary of state hillary clinton will testify before congress on the benghazi attack, but when we don't know. congress is in recess until
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january 21. so presumably sometime shortly after that. >> she will testify. she will testify while she is still sitting secretary of state. she is prepared to do it in open session if that's what the committees would like. our understanding is that's what they would like. obviously we're still talking to them. >> but will that be enough to satisfy republicans who want answers on the obama administration's handling of benghazi? at least one g.o.p. senator says he may put a hold on the president's nomination to head up the c.i.a., john brennan, in an effort to get more questionsanswered. questions like why did the president's u.s.a. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice, go on tv in the days after attack and say it was a response to a video, not a terror attack? republican senator lindsay graham says -- quote -- "i do not believe we should confirm anyone as director of the c.i.a. until our questions are answered. like who changed the ambassador susan rice's talking points and deleted the references to al qaeda.
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my support for a delay in confirmation is not directed at mr. brennan but is an unfortunate yet necessary action to get information from this administration." senator graham says he's been told various accounts about who changed the talking points for ambassador rice. he's been told it was the director of national intelligence, the f.b.i., the c.i.a. but says -- quote -- "this ever-changing story should be resolved." back to you guys in new york. brian, do you think he'll be out for a year? >>brian: we're going to find out today, if he flies to pensacola, florida, in the owner's plane to find out if the l.c.l. and a.c.l. is torn. we'll see. there is a lot of swelling. but i heard that you will personally go over to his house and ice his knee down, molly. is that true? >> i am a very loyal fan. whatever it takes. >>gretchen: we should preface by saying you are a huge redskins fan. >>brian: i had no idea.
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>>gretchen: she's wearing the colors even today. >>brian: can you seed that field? it is the worst field in the league. the grass is lumpy. >> we're the team in the tradition of the hogs. we're not worried about the field. play football. don't complain about the field. play football. >>brian: play football but his knee is a little unwieldy. >> curt cousins should have been in. >>brian: she is our correspondent in the bureau but yet she wants to do sports. this is the first fight we ever had. >>steve: joe theismann called to say dial it back a little more. >> we'll see you next hour. in the meantime, general stanley mcchrystal says there is one very important thing about cabinet members. keep in mind he's on a book tour now. this is the general in charge of the whole afghanistan surge and he did that "rolling stone" magazine article where he spoke, or his aides did, ill about president obama
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and the administration. so then he resigned. now he's talking about cabinet members in general. he says that the most important thing might surprise you. it doesn't necessarily have to do with what their policies are but something else. >> i think that, first, i don't judge the president's cabinet selections in quite the same way some people do, by policy. i really think the most important thing is does the president trust him? he's got to form a team. the president is ultimately got to be responsible for the direction in which the administration goes. the cabinet has got to be a cohesive team that operates together. i think it's extraordinarily important that they have bonds of trust that operate as a single team. if we don't, we're not going to be effective no matter what our policy is. >>brian: the other key thing we're going to ask the general on thursday is how does he feel about
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senator hagel taking over the defense department as it scales its way down? everyone is talking about in a way it's got to be responsible and not leave us vulnerable. >>steve: stanley mcchrystal regarded by many as the finest military man of his generation will be on the "fox & friends" thursday morning. >>gretchen: in the meantime, coming up the president of afghanistan heading to america with a list of complaints. really? isn't it time to cut off the money flow? up next, a perspective you may want to listen to. >>gretchen: he's a daddy and knows it. the story behind the best video of the day. ♪ what are you doing?
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>>gretchen: you heard those terrifying screams. what the heck's going on in this video? what would you do if the escalator you were on suddenly switched directions? that happened for commuters in new jersey. the up escalator reversed and started going down and fast. >> what happened with this malfunction? >> that's the big question this morning. port authority wants to know what exactly caused it. was it the result of superstorm sandy? this station here was totally inundated with water. commuters, riders are hoping for a less eventful tuesday morning than they had monday morning. we're going to show that video again. a malfunctioning escalator inexplicably changes direction mid ride and commuters are totally panicked and freaked out by this. many went with their gut. some tried to walk in the opposite direction, others
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attempted to jump off because they saw the pileup at the bottom of the escalator. truly frightening moments. listen to some of the people involved in this. >> it was like being on a free fall but with people on it. everyone yelling and everyone started looking worried. >> i jumped on to the side, the gap between the two escalators. i was stuck there for a minute. people were sliding past phaoefplt i could -- past me. people piling up at the bottom. >> six people suffered minor injuries. scrapes, bruises, neck and back pain thankfully. the port authority is investigating what exactly caused this. >>gretchen: thanks. let's go to brian at the desk. >>brian: 16 minutes after the hour. afghan president karzai will go to washington this week with a laundry list of complaints believe it or not despite 11 years, billions of dollars in aid
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and thousands of american lives, karzai isn't happy with the united states' peacekeeping efforts in afghanistan. a professor of government and politics at george mason university authored this book called "leaving without losing: the war on terror, after iraq and afghanistan." professor, first off karzai. should we take each one of his complaints and do whatever he wants? >> no. i think that president karzai really has been a difficult character. he's been very unappreciative, it seems to me. obviously there are, have been problems, but he's not been an easy person to work with. and it strikes me with an election coming up, we should be on the lookout to be working with other actors in afghanistan. >>brian: exactly. you say leaving without losing. in afghanistan, for example, we're debating about money and force strength after 2014.
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we should we be focused on? >> i think what we should be focusing on is continuing an arms relationship with afghanistan, continuing to provide advisorses. in other words, give them the tools to fight the taliban. i think that in fact they're going to be motivated, partly because the taliban are going to behave so badly like they did before that we will find afghans win to fight them. it might not necessarily be president karzai, but there will be afghan actors who will fight the taliban. >>brian: you say one of the things the soviets did wrong, the soviet union collapsed, gorbachev takes over, and the reason why what the afghans left collapsed is because the soviets cut them off. >> gorbachev continued to arm them. it was yeltsin. as soon as yeltsin took over at our behest, he took overt marxist regime and within months it fell. >>brian: you look at egypt and iraq, you've been to iraq when saddam was in
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power in afghanistan, and you say wait, when we pull out, they'll realize we are best friend they could possibly have. >> i think what they're going to find is their problems aren't over. in other words, they've got an awful lot of enemies in that part of the world. everyone hates each other more than they actually hate the united states, and that they're going to eventually, they're going to -- different actors are going to conclude that working with the u.s. is better than being left without the u.s. >>brian: these insurgencies, when they take power, like morsi, the brotherhood, the al qaeda in iraq, they always make the same mistakes. they are too brutal. it's easy to be a revolutionary. it is not easy to govern. >> it is not harder to seize power. you've got to keep paep. they don't know how to keep people happy and so they always use force.
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i thought president morsi might be different. elected guy. but he's turning out to be something of an authoritarian. he's the one who is going to eventually pay for this. >>brian: as you write in your book, people rise up, they protest like they say because they want to stay in this whole thing. maybe the future could look brighter. leaving without losing. professor, thank you so much. i wish i had you as a professor in school. those are lucky students at george mason. dr. mark katz. 20 after the hour. did santa get you something you don't want? up next, easy ways to turn bad gifts into cash. who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? we have the video proving that's wrong.
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>>gretchen: quick headlines. tim geithner getting ready to cash out. now we know who will replace him as treasury secretary. fox news confirming president obama is choosing jack lew. casey anthony lawyers will appeal today. anthony was found guilty of lying to detectives. >>steve: you might have said you liked it when you got it, but what do you do with all those christmas presents if you didn't really like them and don't really need them? don't feel bad because roughly 10% to 15 partly cloudy of all christmas gifts are taken back or exchanged. that adds up to nearly $88 billion worth of things.
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how can you turn your unwanted gifts into cash? we are joined by an expert, sandra smith. good morning to you. >> good morning. >>steve: for one reason or another we get stuff for christmas maybe we don't need. we've got four of those already. you've got a way you can make some money. >> you can open a closet and dedicate it to all those unwanted christmas gifts and use them throughout the year. maybe you get candles and soaps you may not want. however you may be going to a dinner party later in the year -- >>steve: you're talking about regifting. >> while it's not immediate cash in your pocket, you don't have to pay cash later on, so they can be a way tpo -- to get that gift back. >>steve: one of the thing my wife is doing is giving gift cards. for one reason or another a lot of people don't like the stores. what do you do with those?
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>> the gift cards are big with teenagers because a lot of people don't know what clothes to pick them out. what happens is sometimes grandma gets them a card to a store they will never buy anything at. there are websites you can go to to pawn those gift cards off and get cash. plastic jungle.com. you can turn that gift card into cash. be prepared. you're only going to get 70 cents to 80 cents on the dollar on that card. this will be cash in your pocket. if you want to go on that website and buy a gift card you can get 20% to 30% off face value. >>steve: i did a search on that website and you're exactly right. the ultimate nice thing to do rather than perhaps put money in your pocket is if you've got something extra, donate to charity. >> this is a great thing to do with an unwanted gift. you can turn the gift in to charity, take a receipt, put it in your tax file. then you can lower your tax
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responsibility. this is like donating cash. this is a way of putting cash in your pocket with that unwanted gift. remember, it's about the sentiment everybody. >>steve: always a pleasure. thank you for the good advice. 27 minutes after the top of the hour. the octomom is back on welfare. how in the world is that allowed to happen? her story, her sad story coming up next. the coolest gadgets you've seen. what do you have on the west coast? >> we could use the octomom and the kids to get the final preps put on at the consumer electronics show, the biggest in the world. laying in the carpet, forklifts running around, 150,000 people descending on las vegas. we're going to show you some of the hottest gadgets coming up next. first, david bowie, happy birthday. 66 years old today, and he actually has a brand-new album coming out. can you believe that? can you believe that? we'll be right back. [ dylan ] this is one way to keep your underwear clean.
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♪ in my hands ♪ and i ain't afraid to ♪ show it ♪ i'm a daddy ♪ and i know it >>gretchen: your shot of the morning. a dad not afraid to show his sexy side. a parody video shows the day in the life of a dad, father of two-year-old and triplets. it started on youtube. i remember those videos. einstein videos. i didn't learn how to juggle diapers but changed hundreds of them. >>steve: if that particular video were realistic, by the end of the video he would have lost at least one child. >>brian: look in the closet for your brother. >>gretchen: i didn't know we were having a truth show today. >>steve: it happens. >>gretchen: very cute video there. let's talk about the rest of your headlines for a tuesday. an update to a story we've been following on "fox & friends."
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an iranian christian pastor arrested on christmas after serving nearly 3 years in prison now a free man. he is now at home with his family although he initially faced possible execution for refusing to renounce his christian faith. he was freed in november with 45 days left on a downgraded sentence but when he was arrested last month a judge said he must finish his sentence. >>brian: the call to pug a plug on a power company -- the call to pull the plug on a power company in the wake of hurricane sandy. a panel branded lipa broken beyond repair and recommended it be replaced by a company like con ed son. lipa was criticized for taking too long to restore power. >>gretchen: the octomom is back on welfare, unfortunately. the mother of 14 had taken
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herself off government assistance five months ago but she said she drained her savings when she went to rehab for anxiety and exhaustion. she says all the money went to the program plus around the clock nannies and security. she says the change is temporary. >>brian: good news. dogs in new zealand can drive cars. well, this is what dogs do in america. >>steve: he's kind of steering. that's right. this four-legged friend is using all four legs to drive a power wheels car. it is not known where the video was show the. but rogue, the australian cattle dog has a number of videos on youtube showing off his unusual tricks. looks like a dog on a deer. mr. kilmeade, sports. >>brian: 26 minutes before the top of the hour.
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he was supposed to be the future of the redskins, maybe the future of the tph*fplt but rg3 now on the sidelines after it seems to be reinjuring a knee which gave him problems before. and coach mike shanahan's decision to keep the rookie in the playoff game causing controversy. author of "coaching confidential." gary myers who wrote a column on this today in "the daily news," welcome to the show. first off, this quarterback, he's taken this league by storm. his smile, his poise. he's taken this franchise struggling for over a decade, and what has he done? >> he is electric on the field and he lights people up with his personality off the field. he has revived a franchise in washington that has been down for almost 20 years. >>brian: yesterday he
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decides to -- excuse me. sunday he decides to play in a game where he already has an l.c.l. problem, wearing a big brace. plays the first quarter. reinjures that knee. it's clear to everyone watching. he stays in the game. you call that wufrt worst fail -- one of the worst failures by a coach you have seen. >> mike shanahan has been a head coach 17 years. you don't need the doctors on the sidelines to tell you that he can't play. trust your eyes. it was so clear. i was at this game. it was so clear by watching rg3 after he injured his knee after the first quarter, he wasn't the same player. he was basically playing on one leg. his game is all about explosiveness and using his legs to create opportunities for himself in the passing game and running game. he wasn't himself. i don't know what shanahan was looking at and what he was thinking. keeping him in the game, he hurt the player and hurt the team.
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>>brian: a wide receiver on the team said i don't think it was a good decision to play. rg3 himself wanted to stay in. like it or not, this is a commodity you can't afford to have hurt. this guy changed the fortunes of anybody that has him on the team. >> a poor decision by shanahan. this is a coach trying to prove he can win without elway. this is his third year in washington. final hroeu got the redskins -- finally got the redskins into the playoffs. he mate a shortsighted decision trying to win that game when he did have what i consider to be a backup quarterback who could have helped him. >>brian: we understand today he gets on the owner's plane, flies down to pensacola, florida, to see one of the best surgeons in the business, dr. james andrews at which time we'll find out if "the washington post" report is true that he has a tear in the a.c.l. and the l.c.l.
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if true it will be the second tear of an a.c.l. >> i've had doctors tell me mike shanahan referenced peterson on monday and the amazing recovery peterson made this year after tearing his a.c.l. in the season. i've had doctors tell me if he requires surgery for the a.c.l. if torn, because it would be the second one, he had one in 2009, the recovery period will not be anywhere as quick as poe -- peterson and may not be as thorough. >>brian: "coaching confidential" a great book. thanks so much. i appreciate your scrambling to appear this morning. thanks so much for joining us. >>steve: this year's biggest high-tech extravaganza kicking off today out in las vegas. >>gretchen: that's where
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we find clayton standing by at the consumer electronics show with all the latest gadgets. clayton, this must be your favorite time of year because this is you. you are our gadget guru. >> they are putting the finishing touches on the all the booths. i get to see these gadgets before anyone else. many not out until the summer. a lot of coverage you'll see from fox news and "fox & friends," i get to see it before the christmas holiday and anything else. you guys ready for fun gadgets this year? here's one. this is the party in the box from soul electronics. it is sort of a retro look with blue tooth speakers. you can put an ipad on the front of it. put your iphone on it. put any blue-tooth enabled devices. listen to the sound on this. ♪ >> kickin' sound for your
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pool party, gretchen. if you're out by the pool, you're not going to want to worry anymore about dropping your phone in the water. these guys at rzo have -- at h.z.o. have come up with a repellent. you accidentally drop your phone in the water, it repels off the front of the screen. no problem at all. when i was bathing my son the one day, it was in my front pocket. my phone went in the drink, my phone was screwed up. wipe it off with a towel and the phone works totally fine. h.z.o., liquid repellent. they take care of the whole thing. any smart phone. if you're doing that pool party -- there are so many robots this year. the folks at irobot, they innovate for things you're going to use around the house. they do a pool-cleaning robot. they do a lot of great stuff in the military.
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the military using their robots to check out bombs. the pool-cleaning robot, has all the squeezees on the bottom to clean that pool. that's new this year. here's another great practical robot. i checked this out in the fall. it is the irobot luge. who wants to climb up on the roof and get the leaves? fire this up, press the clean button. it goes forward. if i can get it fired up here. >>gretchen: i guess that means steve and brian have to do their own gutters. >> any way, it will go forward and flip out the
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leaves on the side of the robot here. there you go. a lot of stuff prototypes, that's what you're looking at here, consumer electronics show. we'll get this fired up next time and i'll clean your gutters. >>steve: 6:42 in the morning, even robots are tired. >>gretchen: tell people thousand get that water resistant thing? >> go to hzoinside.com. e-mail them and they'll give you instructions on how to send it out to them. >>steve: you have to send your phone to them. you'll be without your phone for awhile. >> that's right. plan on a few days. they're very fast with it. they'll put it in that complete clear water liquid. >>steve: maybe they'll answer your text messages while they're working on it. irobot folks.
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>>gretchen: figure it out and we'll come back to you in an hour. >>steve: i can hear it now, uncle clayton is here to clean gutters again with his robot gigantor. >>gretchen: eat your way to a stress-free life. >>brian: the judge with an opinion coming up next. jenna shared her recipe with sharon, who emailed it to emily, who sent it to cindy, who wondered why her soup wasn't quite the same. the recipe's not the recipe... ohhh. [ female announcer ] ...without swanson. the broth cooks trust most when making soup. mmmm! [ female announcer ] the secret is swanson.
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the ship did damage to a barrier surrounding the tower and the ship itself was banged up. no oil spilled into the bay. no one hurt. mcdonald's will offer mighty wings in 500 restaurants in chicago after a successful test run in atlanta. it's only a limited time offer and there are no plans to expand it nationwide. if anything happens during the judge's segment, i'll break in during that story. >>gretchen: thank you, brian. i hope they're boneless. you'll have to get back to me on that later on. by the way, who needs congress? house minority leader nancy pelosi wants president obama to use the 14th amendment to raise the debt ceiling and dodge a legislative showdown. >> if i were the president i would use the 14th amendment which says the debt of the united states will always be paid. >> you would go ahead and do it? >> i would go do it, right. but the congress has incurred much of this debt. we incurred it but we're not going to pay it.
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if you want to say we're not going to do it so much in the future, that's another thing. but you can't say i'm not paying my past debt. >>gretchen: is that even legal? i'm joined by fox news judge napolitano. i know this is the kind of stuff that gets your blood boiling because you're a big defender of the constitution? >> mrs. pelosi has taken a small phrase in the 14th amendment and extrapolated it beyond its orpblg into the meaning. the phrase says the debt of the united states shall not be questioned. it meant shall not be questioned by the states. a little bit of history. the civil war is over. the seceding southern states are brought back into the union. when they come back into the union they have to help pay the federal debt. there was no incomes tax at the time. some of the debt they had to help the federal government pay was to pay for the war waged against them. to prevent them from saying we're not going to pay this
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debt. why should we pay the bills for the war fought against us, the 14th amendment says and the debt of the federal government shall not be questioned. it really means questioned by the newly returning southern states. she took that phrase, the debt of the united states shall not be questioned, and somehow claims that authorizes the president to borrow money on his own. >>gretchen: have you ever heard anyone use that explanation before? >> yes. i have heard several politicians use that phrase to suggest that the president of the united states can borrow money on his own when it looked like the congress wasn't going to authorize him to do it. but no president has made that argument. the congress has raised the debt ceiling 70 times since 1917. every single president from woodrow wilson to barack obama recognizes that only the congress can authorize debt. >>gretchen: oftentimes people put out a trial balloon to see how the public reacts to it. do you think there was anything to do with nancy pelosi saying that on behalf of the president or
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just her idea? >> i can't get into mrs. pelosi's head. the statement was disingenuous, not grounded in history and betrays the purpose of the constitution. >>gretchen: you don't think it will happen? >> it's not going to happen. think about people loaning money to the federal government. they would be hesitant to do so without a promise by the congress to pay it back. why the congress? the constitutes says only the congress can raise money and pay debts. and mrs. pelosi should know that. >>gretchen: you would know what the constitution says. judge, great to see you. happy new year. >> happy new year to you. welcome back. >>gretchen: next, eat your way to a stress-free life. dr. samadi is here to spill the beans. he sold out to al jazeera. what did al gore do with the first meeting with the network? the answer, priceless. stick around. alright let's break it down.
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>>brian: ever feel stressed out after a long day at work? reducing that stress could be as easy as a simple walk to the kitchen. dr. david samadi is here to help us. what foods help us feel less frazzled? the more stressed you are, the more of a certain kind of hormone goes into your system. that is not a good thing. >> we don't know about stress; right? of course for men this is a big thing because we don't take care of ourselves. women are much better. so this is a great formula. starting with breakfast, lunch and then we have some -- for breakfast -- >>steve: oatmeal. >> oatmeal is the best thing. a lot of vitamin b,
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magnesium. it is calming for your nerves. you're going to get fiber also. >>brian: what about this? >> chia seeds on salmon. it has a lot of fiber. magnesium and vitamin b is great for nerves. with salmon you get omega 3 fatty acids, great for your heart. at least three times a week is perfect for you. >>brian: what about almonds? >> i've talked about coffee. almond have a lot of antiokay -- antioxidants. >>brian: almond butter would be good? >> i don't have time for the butter. we've talked about strawberries and berries, you can't have enough of them. it has a lot of vitamin c, boosts your immune system.
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when you're under stress your immune system is down. have a lot of berries, strawberries, all of them a great source of antioxidants. >>brian: garlic. >> garlic has a compound that is going to detoxify and clean up all those free radicals. this takes care of your blood pressure, takes care of your heart especially when under stress. >>brian: sweet potato, chocolate and? >> suite potatoes increases serotonin, makes you happy. we talked about chocolate, always a favorite. >>brian: dr. david samadi, we thank you so much. five surgeries last night and here in the morning. >>steve: what did al gore do with the first meeting with al jazeera? >>brian: a big update for
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>> gretchen: good morning, everyone. today is tuesday, january 8, 2013. i'm gretchen carlson. thanks so much for sharing your time with us today. a big developing story overnight. the lone man arrested fort attack on our consulate in libya has been freed. wait until you hear why. >> brian: a lottery winner comes forward to claim his prize. one day later, dead. now investigators say it's a murder like they haven't seen in decades. >> steve: and the most controversial story of the day. aig says thanks for the bailout, but it was illegal, so we're going to sue the federal government. maybe. why? that story is going to get you going on this tuesday episode of "fox & friends". >> gretchen: good morning, everybody. hopefully you're gonna have a great tuesday.
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thanks for sharing your time with us. >> brian: i can't believe how much is going on. we thought this was relatively slow. last week was kind of slow. you had fiscal fiscal cliff, people's eyes were rolling. now lance armstrong possibly coming out, all this controversy of what's happening on the field and what's going on in washington with one person ever another being named and nobody is going to get pass. smooth as glass. >> steve: as if that's not enough, we've fox news alert for you on this tuesday morning. he was the only suspect in custody in connection with the benghazi terrorist attack, but set free. let go. according the release of the man due to a lack of evidence. the attack left four americans dead, including our ambassador, chris stevens, pictured far left. >> brian: we could be hearing testimony soon from hillary clinton about the attack. she returned to work after a month balloting health issues, including a concussion. molly henneberg live in washington with more. >> good morning. today the outgoing secretary of
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state, hillary clinton, meets with the outgoing secretary of defense, leon panetta, at the white house. later she attends another meeting at the white house. republicans want to know when she'll come to congress and testify on the benghazi attack. the state department says it will happen, b have a date set yet. >> she will testify. she will testify while she is still sitting secretary of state. she is prepared to do it in open session if that's what the committees would like. our understanding is that that's what they would like. but obviously we're still talking to them. >> secretary clinton returned to work yesterday after a rough december when she dealt with a bad stomach virus, severe dehigh hay duration, concussion, and a blood clot near her skull. to welcome her back, her staff showed a bit of humor after all her medical trouble, giving her a helmet and jersey, and telling her, quote, washington is a contact sport. the state department says while the secretary was recovering, she was working by phone,
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including talking to her likely relaysment, john kerry. >> she has been talking to him virtually nonstop. she's apparently had sort of daily phone calls, a number of phone calls. he is not in the building today, but as i said last week, she is 100% committed to having the smoothest possible transition to helping him as much as possible and she'll be available as much as he needs her. >> one other note on benghazi, republican senator lindsey graham says he mate may put a hold on the president's nomination john brennan, to force the secretary to answer questions. he says it's not directed at mr. brennan, but unfortunate, yet necessary action to get information from this administration. back to you in new york. >> steve: that's one way. i read one of the tabloids. did they present hillary
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yesterday a helmet or a hill met? [ laughter ] >> hill met. that would be good. >> gretchen: thanks for that update. now the rest of the headlines. the dark knight kill be will be back in court in hours. details were revealed during the preliminary hearing yesterday. they included how he bought his movie ticket 12 days before. video showed him smiling apparently as he entered the theater. >> honestly, you sit there, you look at a person and when you see there is no more humanity left anymore, you don't look at him as a person. >> gretchen: veteran officers fought back tears as they described seeing inside the theater and how the room was silent except for the film which was still rolling. tim geithner getting ready to cash out as treasury secretary. we know who will likely replace
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him. president obama is expected to nominate jack lieu who we haven't heard much from lately. it will happen by the end of this week. the next treasury secretary will have to confront the debt ceiling. >> brian: criminalton tide on a roll. alabama crushing notre dame 42-14. i didn't expect to be this easy. runningback lacey was phenomenal, named mvp. their second title and third in the last four years. second title in a row. saban now with four national championships. even quarterback a.j. mccarron, who was great, had four touchdowns. he wasn't the star. they seemed his girlfriend was the standout on the show. >> you quarterbacks, you get all the good looking women. what a beautiful woman. wow. a.j. is doing some things right.
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security. >> start getting the football out and throw it around the backyard. >> brian: they're talking about katherine webb, who you see right there. she's the reigning miss alabama. a.j. mccarron clearly not minding she went to auburn. by the end of the game, she had more twitter followers, 82,000, than the quarterback on the alabama team, where millions of people watching. >> steve: who would you rather talk to? >> brian: alabama. >> gretchen: both, 'cause i happen to love sports. but both of them. i love the fact that the men commentators are alive and well. >> steve: yeah. >> gretchen: and realizing a beautiful woman when they see one. >> brian: the only reason i feel sorry for the side line guy, it's the sideline guy who should have access to miss alabama. >> gretchen: why? >> brian: because they get all the glory in the booth. give the sideline guy a chance. >> gretchen: how do you know it wasn't a sideline gal? >> brian: that's right. it was wendy next. >> gretchen: let's move on to the next story.
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>> brian: let's focus on this. >> gretchen: it looks like taylor swift has new material for her next hit song. ♪ i'm never ever getting back together ♪ ♪ . >> gretchen: i can't keep up with all her dating. after two months of dating, she has called it quits with one direction singer harry styles. he's like 18. she's 23. sources say the young stars got into a big fight while on vacation in the british virgin islands, leading swift to cut ties and head back home alone. those are your headlines. >> brian: she went with another kennedy. >> steve: she bought a house next door to him for $5 million. >> gretchen: she should take a break from dating. that's my personal opinion for a while. >> brian: it's a good source of music. >> steve: sure. >> brian: go break up with someone, sell a million albums. >> steve: let's take you back to
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to -- >> gretchen: they're all over 18. >> steve: there have been about three or four or five in a row. >> brian: she's enjoying stardom. >> steve: let's take you back to 2008. as you remember, the financial system in the country was unraveling and aig was about to go bankrupt and that could have forced us into a real bad situation. so what they did was they took a gigantic $182 billion bailout from the federal reserve. now aig, tomorrow, will have a ha-minute presentation where the farmer ceo and his legal team make the case that we should sue the federal government -- there is hank greenberg, former ceo. i'm talking about maurice greenberg in particular -- that the government gave us a terrible deal and we, the stock holders, are entitled to $25 billion. >> brian: they're taking out an ad saying thank you, america, for bailing us out. we paid you all back. thanks, america. >> steve: they're talking about
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how they got screwed by the federal government because a number of things, they say that shareholders were deprived billions and it was a violation of the fifth amendment which prohibits taking of private property for public use without compensation. remember, the federal government got 92% of aig. >> gretchen: that sounds like a legal loophole to me. this is when i wish i always, after taking lsats went to law school, but i didn't. it sounds like a legal loophole that this would be something that would obviously not be something that would be popular with the american taxpayer, but possibly legal to be able to do this if it is a violation of that amendment. >> brian: because they provided the insurance for everybody, so when these banks failed, they need insurance, so if aig says we're out of business, it would have called a collapse upon a collapse. the shareholders got stepped on. what choice did the government have. >> steve: one judge has thrown this out. a judge here in new york city. ultimately, though, they had a chance.
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they could have gone bankrupt. they took our cash. >> brian: let's talk about al gore. >> gretchen: he was running current tv which was a liberal network on cable. >> brian: he was the owner. >> gretchen: he was the owner of it. now apparently it has been sold to al-jazeera and al-jazeera apparently had a big meeting with the employees of current tv. the only problem was, al gore chose not to be at that meeting. he was a no show at this particular meeting. several of the people who host shows decided they won't continue that al-jazeera would be in charge. it is a little bit of a change of philosophy, i guess you would say. >> steve: kind of. >> gretchen: going from current to al-jazeera, or maybe you don't know what the philosophy is of al-jazeera other than they were the people that received the videotapes from the middle east from al-qaeda. >> brian: al gore didn't show up because according to staffers they say that he is nothing but a bser. they said he doesn't have the guts to show up in front of everybody because essentially, they feel like he lied to them.
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>> steve: so they had this meeting where the whole staff got together. what's going to happen to us, jennifer granholm, the governor of the state of michigan, said what about severance packages and his business partner said this is not the venue. we understand it was a miserable meeting. >> brian: we just can go relax with his $500 million and a seat on the board. al gore, there go again. a lottery winner comes forward to claim his prize. one day later he's dead. now months after declaring he died from natural causes, investigators in chicago now say poisoned. heather here with details. >> this is something we don't hear about too much. but police in chicago say that this 46-year-old dry cleaner who claimed a million dollars prize, one day later he became violently ill and then determined eventually that he died of cyanide poisoning. and the medical examiner believes it was a family member who may have done this to him. they won't say exactly who. what the gay planned to do with
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his winnings was give some of it to charity and put the rest of it into his business. >> steve: dry cleaner. >> unbelievable. what's interesting is at the time the medical examiner did not do an autopsy because they have this basic regulation in the city of chicago where if you're 45 or older and you don't die of suspicious causes, they don't perform an autopsy. so they didn't do that on this guy. they did a toxicology test and the text psychology test later on found he died of cyanide poisoning. listen to the medical examiner. >> the cyanide screen came back positive, at which point our office then contacted chicago pd and they really geared up their investigation. more common in fictional literature than in real life. cases do pop up. i've had a cyanide suicide probably about close to 20 years ago that i wrote up as a case report. but generally, cyanide poisonings in the united states
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are pretty unusual. >> they found out it was cyanide poisoning through toxicology tests. they had taken blood samples. now they may exhume his body. 46 years old, died of cyanide poisoning. >> steve: quite a whoa who done it. >> thanks. >> gretchen: coming up, it was supposed to be the coolest ceremony ever inside a hot air balloon. (screaming). >> gretchen: that's why they scare me. we'll tell you what happened in this case. >> steve: yeah. then america facing a massive debt crisis and the president is in denial about a spending problem. what he just said behind closed doors, that reporter joins us next ÷÷
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>> steve: wouldn't you have loved to have been a fly on the wall during the presidential fiscal cliff talks with speaker of the house john boehner? of course, our next guest was pretty close. he got the only interview with house speaker right after. what he revealed was stunning. "wall street journal" steven moore joins us now. he had an exclusive report. you sat down with boehner hours after the deal, right? >> i did. over in the capitol outside of the house chamber. the bomb he dropped that's been getting so much attention was that the president told the speaker hold on to your seat there. the president said, we don't have a spending problem. john boehner's jaw sort of dropped and my jaw dropped when the speaker told me that story. the speaker said that he kept telling the president during those five weeks of negotiations, steve, we do have a spending problem, mr.
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president! and then the president said to him, mr. speaker, i'm getting tired of you telling me that. but look, to say we don't have a spending problem would be like the greek president saying we don't have a debt problem. the first stage of recovery, steve f an addiction is to at least acknowledge that you got a problem. and maybe that's why these negotiations broke down, because the speaker told me not once during all of those five weeks was the president ever really very serious about cutting spending. >> steve: the president said we don't have a spending problem. health care costs so much and that's why we're in the trouble we're in. there was something else in your exclusive that i thought was really interesting. going into the fiscal cliff, we all heard about the sequester is looming and yet, during the negotiations, the republicans never brought up a sequester and the white house never brought up the sequester. >> i thought that was one of the most fascinating things about my hour long interview with the speaker is that during those five weeks of negotiations, as you know, there were really two fiscal cliffs.
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there was the tax cliff, the 100 million people that were going to face a higher tax increase unless we solve that, but also there was this spending cliff of this sequester, automatic across the board cuts. the president set that up back in 2011 when the debt ceiling talks broke down. this was the way to kind of get the republicans to come to the table. and during all of those negotiations, the president, according to the speaker boehner, kept waiting for the speaker to bring up the sequester and he never did. so it wasn't until a day before they reached that final deal. i think it was like the day before new year's, that finally the president said to speaker boehner, wait a minute, what about the sequester? we can't live with this. so finally they delayed it for two months. but this is a big problem. it's one of the reasons i think now the tables shifts from the democrats having the upper hand in these past negotiations because all the taxes were automatically going to go up, now all the spending cuts are automatically going to happen. i think that's one reason the speaker is optimistic he might
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be able to get some tax reform out of the democrats and maybe also a bigger deal might be on the entitlements. the big programs like medicare and medicaid. >> steve: yeah. and boehner also revealed he's not going to do any more one on one talking behind the scenes with the president because let's face it, they don't get along, do they? >> they really don't. by the way, the speaker did confirm the truth of that rumor that at one point, harry reid was on the senate floor just dictator ande speaker, calling finally the next time they met in the oval office at the white house, it is true that speaker boehner cursed at the. >> steve: go you know what yourself, harry. steven moore from the "wall street journal." >> they don't get along too well. >> steve: the least. steven, thank you very much. great report. >> thank you. >> steve: straight ahead, should the osama bin laden death photos be seen by the public? a big update on that story coming up. then meet miss montana, alexis wineman could be the next miss america and she's the first ever diagnosed with autism to
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>> brian: now your news by the numbers. 40%. that's how much health premiums could go up for people between the age of 21 to 29. in 2014. you hear that, gretchen? the concern, according to a new study, is because an influx of relatively healthy people will tip the balance away from those who the media helps immediate. next, tenth place. matt damon's movie ends up in tenth place. it made 4 million bucks in its opening weekend. 15%. that's how much more you'll have to pay for this new anheuser-busch beer called black crown. it will be stronger and darker then the traditional beer and
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out just in time for the super bowl. the dark beer lovers, that's good news. gretch? >> gretchen: thank you, brian. this saturday night miss montana,ly lexus wineman, will look to do something amazing when she walks the runway and hopes to be crowned miss america in las vegas. she's not your ordinary contestant. at 18 years of age, she's actually this year's youngest participant and the first ever to be diagnosed with autism. joining me now, miss montana, 2012, alexis wineman. good morning to you. i know it's bright and early in las vegas. thanks so much for getting up so early. >> thank you for having me, gretchen. >> gretchen: tell people about your story because not only is it amazing that you're only 18 years old and have accomplished this goal of becoming miss montana, but you were diagnosed at 11 with autism. i know it was a struggle because you didn't know what was wrong with you up until that point, right? >> that is correct. i for the longest time really wanted to know what was wrong with me.
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when i was finally diagnosed, i felt like it came too late. but when i got right down to it, it really helped. i found ways to cope with it and now it's part of who i am and i feel blessed that i'm able to define my autism rather than it define me. >> gretchen: so tell us what types of symptoms and signs that you have and how you cope with it. >> i have very mild symptoms. but i do suffer from constant meltdowns if things get too stressful. i have problems understanding common things. i take things very literally. i have trouble communicating at times. i have tried to overcome it. i do cope with it a lot just by pacing around for 45 minutes pretty much is how i get ahold of myself and i'm able to function. >> gretchen: one of the ways
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that you also were able to communicate was that your mom wanted you to join the cheerleading team. you didn't want to do that. but it ended up being a good thing for you and also you joined drama and your talent will be a comedic act, correct? >> that is correct. i did join cheerleading and at first i did not like it. but i did end up coming back and i ended up being the senior cheer captain. it was a great experience. i even got to cheer at the macy's thanksgiving day parade two years ago, which was fantastic. >> gretchen: wow. >> i did join the drama team. >> gretchen: now you're able to display that talent on the stage in front of millions of people on saturday night. you at one point thought you would never graduate from high school. now you're going to be a student in college. why should you be the next miss america saturday night? >> i think i should be the next miss america because i think the world needs to know that even a girl who has a few differences and was labeled an outcast at
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birth is miss america material and i think that's what's so great about miss america is becoming more accepting of girls with all abilities. >> gretchen: we wish you the best of luck. it's an amazing story. alexis wineman, this year's miss montana, only 18 years old. you should be so proud of yourself. congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> gretchen: amazing story. she found a stranger sleeping on her couch, so she grabbed her machete and told him this. >> you need to sit right here and you need to sit right here. you're going to wait for the cops. you're going to jail. >> gretchen: we'll tell you what happened in that case coming up next. last hour we showed you the waterproof phone. there is clayton, but there is more, like something anyone who packs a suitcase can use. clinton moore is live at the consumer electronics show in las vegas when we come back
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>> here is what people are talking about. i heard joe biden and his wife left dc this weekend for a five-day vacation in the
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caribbean. yeah. of course, most of that time will be spent telling him that margaritaville isn't a real place. [ laughter ] let's go to funky town then. >> brian: mccrystal has a new book out. remember the general released because the staffer said to rolling stone magazine that made it look as though he was not being loyal to this administration and specifically vice president joe biden? stanley mccrystal finally wrote a book. he's been teaching at an ivy league school for a while and now he's talk being that book. last night he came and was talking about well, he was talking about what he did and why he left. is this the book? >> gretchen: this is about why he believes that there has been an increased negative feeling amongst some in the arab world towards americans and it all had to do with abu grahd. remember those photos that came out with american soldiers? here he is. >> the biggest accelerant to
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bringing foreign fighters who were very, very radicalized into iraq to be suicide bombers or fighters was filming from abu grahd because what happened is when they saw the misbehavior, the serious misbehavior of some small group of american soldiers, it fit preconceived notions and it fit problem granada and it says, well, this is what we had thought about the americans. this validates that it is true across. we know it wasn't, but it precipitated this energy that came from north africa, syria, saudi arabia, of a flood of young people that came into iraq. >> brian: better known as al-qaeda in iraq and they came in there and spread throughout the north. he put together a force to battle them and he eventually won. >> steve: abu grahd lives on. this weekend when the movie, "zero dark thirty" opens wide, apparently in that movie about what happened in the search for osama bin laden, they essentially say we tortured people in the same manner that
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was used at abu grahd. that flat out, according to mr. rodriguez who -- he was in charge of enhanced interrogation techniques, wrote an op ed in the "washington post" and said that simply did not happen. of course, stanley mccrystal, after the -- >> brian: real quick, he said he used interrogation like waterboarding. >> steve: just not that. >> brian: the stuff that they took was not what he did and they're trying to pin it on the c.i.a. but that was from this abu grahd stuff that some renegade soldiers did when things were running amuck in iraq. they also said on radio yesterday, jose rodriguez from the c.i.a. will be joining us tomorrow. >> gretchen: he's written a book about what was going on during that whole time period. general mccrystal also talked about how his wife reacted when he went and resigned in front of the president and he was a bit surprised at what she said. >> i got out of the car and the one beauty is i thought i knew
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the response and i walked in and she was standing in the entranceway and i said, it's over. the president accepted my resignation and she looked at me and she didn't get mad. she didn't say that's wrong. she said, good. we've always been happy and we always will be. >> steve: that's what you want to hear. by the way, after the rolling stone item came out, the inspector general took a look at the comments and found no violations of department of defense standards and not all of the events actually occurred as they are presented in mr. hastings' article in the rolling stone. mccrystal him september 11th be on -- will be on our program thursday. man, we got a big week, don't we? >> brian: right. and a big show, i think. >> steve: big, big, big. plus, we have some headlines now for you. does the country have a right to see photos of osama bin laden
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dead? the group judicial watch says yes and has filed a freedom of information act to get the photos released. and this thursday, a federal appeals court will hear the arguments in the case. a judge previously ruled really he releasing them would be a threat to our national security. you've got to figure they're grisly. >> brian: what would you do if you found a stranger sleeping on your couch? this woman grabbed her machete and told him this. >> you need to sit right here and you need to sit right here. you're going to wait fort cops. you're going to jail. i'm not afraid and i know exactly how to use this. >> brian: excuse me, thank you for the story, but i'm the cameraman. please put the knife down. [ laughter ] she says she found the man when she got from you a nap and saw a huge hole in her glass do. she says the intruder ate hierarchy needs -- eight her chinese food. she held him until the cops came. >> gretchen: everyone should have one of those at home. it was supposed to be one of the
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most romantic moments of their lives. but right after a couple said i do in a hot air balloon, they had a cold spell. like a crash. (screaming). >> gretchen: the couple says it's something they'll never forget. >> next thing you know, we're descending and i'm thinking, how is it going to land here because there is no place to land. >> all of a sudden, there was this gust of wind that came up underneath of us and i thought, oh, we're going to go back up in the air again. but we didn't. we kept sliding and then we slid. >> steve: man. >> gretchen: no word ont down. look at that, right in front of those houses or on top of them. one person was hurt, but the injuries were minor. >> steve: thank goodness. what a story. meanwhile, they paid to see whales. but these tourists saw something much more awesome.
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>> dolphins. >> steve: whoa indeed. nearly 1,000 dolphins giving passengers on board a whale watching trip in california quite a show. dolphin stampedes as it's referred to, are quite rare and often happen without warning and that's what it looks like right there. >> gretchen: on vacation over christmas, i got a chance to swim with the dolphins. amazing experience. >> steve: sleeping with the fishes. >> gretchen: let's go out to vegas again. >> steve: that's right. this year's biggest high-tech extravaganza kicking off today in vegas. clayton moore is standing by live with all the latest gadgets. you showed us some last time. what do you have now? >> yeah. i got other great stuff. last time we tried to show you the i robot luge. they make all of these great home practical gadgets. it went into sleep mode.
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that's how smart it is. it saves battery. so that's why it wasn't fired up. i want to show you, it cleans out your gutters, gets all the gunk and leaves and debris out of your gutter. gets those leaves away from the house and all of that black gunk where the leaves decompose. it's great. and you can just set it to clean mode, hit the button and it does it all by itself. the folks from irobot making practical robots for the house, as usual. steve, you are going to love this. you know how inaccurate weather can be. not you. >> steve: daily. >> most people when she launch a weather app, mostly they're pulling data from the local airport. not your house. so one company created an urban weather station right for your own home. you put this outside of your home. you put this inside of your home. it gives you air quality. it gives you all of the temperature, humidity, bare metric pressure, everything so you know what the weather will be at your own home. you can look at it on one of yourance. steve, could put you out of
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business. >> steve: i actually got one of those for christmas. >> oh, nice. very good. so you already know the business model. this is one of my favorite gadgets from ces. the track dot luggage tracker. you put this in your luggage. when the plane takes off, it knows it's going 100 knots and automatically shuts off. it knows it's in the same city, sends you a text message to let you know with it lands, that your luggage is in the same city with you. if it's not, it let's you know exactly what city it's in and works over blue tooth. so when you're standing by the luggage carousel, it will alert you that it's coming down the luggage carousel and it works with the smart phone. brilliant. >> steve: very handy if somebody steals your luggage. >> gretchen: steal that one for me. >> this is great, too. sony launched this today. it's their brand-new phone, waterproof, up to 3 1/2 meters. you can drop it in water. it's also shatter proof glass. it uses near field technology.
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so you pull it right back out. it has a chip in the back. you tap it on anything like you want to pay at a local starbucks for your meal, you tap it with a chip built into it. brand-new from sony. comes out today. shatter proof glass. how many times have we dropped a phone and shattered our glass? there you go. those are just some of the gadgets valley at the consumer electronics show. >> brian: just to be clear. >> 150,000 people here. >> brian: with that phone, you put your credit card in there in some way and all you do is now touch? you don't even have to hit your pass code? >> many of the businesses you'll notice use nfc technology, starbucks, mcdonald's, even the gas station. you go up, tap it on the side of that and automatically deducts it from your account. >> brian: wow. it does take from my account. >> steve: what are they going to think of next? clayton, very nice. >> i put your credit card in my phone, so thank you. >> steve: wouldn't expect anything less. >> brian: we'll see how that goes. >> gretchen: coming up, the number one cause of marriage trouble other than that study that came out recently.
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we all know it's money. this couple says there is just one simple thing you can do to avoid all that drama. their secret is coming up next. >> brian: then. >> steve: the terrifying moments a packed escalator starts going in reverse. first,. >> brian: aflac trivia question. born on this day in 1938, best known for hosting "the newlywed game." who is he? be first. we'll give you something that we grew out of. [ dad ] find it? ya. alright, anher one just like that. he hat was good. you had your shoulder pointed, you kept your eyes on your target. let's do it again -- watch me.
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knee. the coach says he never risks a player's safety. but gary myers told brian he should have known better. >> you don't need the doctors on the side lines to tell you that he can't play. all you need to do is trust your eyes. it was so clear and i was at this game. it was so clear by watching rgiii after he hurt his knee at the end of the first quarter. he wasn't the same player. he was basically playing on one leg. >> steve: that's so hard to look at. and too much tv apparently can give your kid cancer. british researchers warn parents even if your child gets daily exercise, long hours sitting in front of a screen puts them at a higher risk of getting cancer as an adult. >> gretchen: it is the biggest area of concern for married couples. you know what i'm talking about. the green stuff, money. 70% of divorceees cite financial conflicts as the reason they broke up. how can you make sure your family doesn't suffer the same fate? >> brian: scott and bethany
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palmer know. they have been dubbed the money couple. both are financial advisors and co-authors of the book "the five money personalities, speak the same love and money language." so you're meeting with a couple and you're saying they tell you they're getting divorced and you thought it was one was cheating on the other. it turns out it was because of money. >> that's right. financial instability. what we find is that couples don't agree about money. there is 70% of divorces are over money. so we've got to figure out a way to understand our differences because we obviously marry our opposite and this money is no different. >> steve: so even if one is a saver and one is a spender, there's a solution. >> absolutely. we came up with five money personalityies. the goal is help understand why we look and deal with money the way that we do. as important why our spouse looks and deals with the money the way they do. so that we can kind of understand what's happening in that relationship, try to understand that there is no right or wrong money personality. you are who you are.
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don't try to change that person, but just try to understand why they deal with it and figure out how to compromise. >> for example, scott and i are both primary spenders. so we have no problem on the spending area. >> steve: year primarily broke. [ laughter ] >> we like to give money away, too. but secondarily, we're opposite. i'm a risk taker and scott is a security seeker. you don't think we butt heads? it's being because money impacts just about every decision we make. it's so interesting to understand your differences and understand how those money personalities work. >> gretchen: so what you came up with is this quiz that people can actually take and then you're diagnosed, so to speak, of one of these personalitieses. steve and i took the quiz. brian says he has no money, sew didn't take it. >> steve: he couldn't afford it. >> he's a spender. >> gretchen: i came autopsy risk taker. i would assume that you might change who you are over the course of your life. is that true? >> actually we really believe it's a dna, that you are really
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i'll tell you more about that. >> brian: pepsico. the largest food and beverage business in north america. >> frito-lay, quaker. you have eaten their products. 500 jobs available. they're looking for people that can do supply chain operators, drivers, salespeople. they were awarded the first annual chamber of commerce hiring our heros award by the first lady this year. so they've been recognized by the white house as working towards getting our veterans hired. >> brian: they know they need men and women who get things done and don't ask questions. waste management, partners with customers and companies to reduce waste. >> 1,000 jobs available. customer service, mechanics, transportation, logistics people. one in 12 employees at waste management are actually veterans or a reservist. they also offer full benefits, including adoption assistance. i always look at the benefits of these companies to make sure they're on par with what we want. >> brian: wells fargo, one of our largest banks. >> you know this bank. they've got 5,000 jobs available. hiring at 900 -- 900 will be
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>> gretchen: good morning, everybody. today is tuesday, january 8, 2013. i'm gretchen carlson. thanks so much for sharing part of your day with us today. breaking overnight, the lone man arrested fort attack on our consulate in benghazi, libya, now is a free man. wait until you hear why that would have happened. >> steve: meanwhile, this lottery winner comes forward to claim his prize. the next day, dead. now cops say it's a murder mystery like they haven't see in decades in chicago. >> brian: she was the queen of daytime tv and susan lucci left us all wanting a little more. >> steve: all of us? >> brian: yes. >> you just can go like this. >> steve: two, one. >> (scream). >> brian: now word that my ex-squeeze, erica cane, may be coming back. to the couch? >> steve: if you're lucky. >> brian: i'm going to need private time.
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the show can't start until i say so. let's just stare at each other. >> steve: let's not. >> brian: now. >> gretchen: i know why you wanted to stare at the camera. >> brian: you never know if she's looking back. >> gretchen: you wanted us to hold off showing the video again. >> brian: right. >> gretchen: i say she comes back and next time she sits on this side and has to sit steve. >> steve: not going to do it. >> gretchen: why not? >> brian: we know who she really likes. regis. >> steve: she does, a lot. >> brian: regis has a thing for her. and it doesn't make joy happy. >> steve: they're pals. >> gretchen: are you trying to deflect on how that kiss went. did you get trouble at ohm after -- at home after that? >> brian: this was the first time i was seen on camera, so i have denyability. it's part of being in the acting business. it's part of this industry. how many times have you come home in the news business, having made out on camera with
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another woman and said it's only part of the job? >> steve: honey, we're show folks. >> brian: we're vaudeville. >> gretchen: sounds like it went over very well. >> brian: she doesn't have cable. >> gretchen: okay. we're going to tell you about the susan lucci story. but first, these are your other headlines. lottery winner claims his prize and then comes forward and one day later, he ends up dead. now months after saying he died of natural causes, investigators in chicago actually say he was poisoned. last june the man won a million dollars in a scratch-off lottery game and a day after he claimed his prize, he died because there were no signs of foul play, his death was actually blamed on cardiac disease. but a few days later, a family member called the medical examiner and asked him to investigate. tests revealed then the 46-year-old was poisoned with cyanide. >> more common in fictional literature than in real life. cases do pop up. i've had a cyanide suicide probably about, oh, close to 20
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years ago, that i wrote up as a case report. but generally cyanide poisonings in the united states are pretty unusual. >> gretchen: the medical examiner says the body will now be dug up. investigators not saying who would have motive for the murder. we'll have more on this story coming up later this hour. the accused dark night killer will be back in court in a few hours, haunting new details about the colorado movie theater shooting were revealed during the preliminary hearing for james holmes yesterday. they included how he bought his movie ticket apparently 12 days before. video also showed him smiling as he entered the theater. >> honestly, you sit there you and looked at a person and when you see there is no more humanity left anymore, you don't look at him as a person. >> gretchen: veteran officers fought back tears as they described the scene inside the theater that night and how the room was silent except for the film which apparently was still rolling.
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what if the escalator you were on suddenly switches direction? that happened for these commuters in new jersey. the up escalator started going down and fast. >> i actually jumped onto the side, the gap between the two escalators. i was stuck there for a minute. people were sliding past me. i could see people piling up at the bottom. >> gretchen: the escalator has been shut down. investigators looking into whether it had anything to do with flooding from super storm sandy. five people suffered minor injuries. >> brian: it was bcs blowout. what a disappointment. alabama crushing the number one team in the nation. sure, alabama was favored, but i didn't think it was going to be this easy. could have shut this off in the first quarter. lacey named mvp. he was unstoppable. crimson tide second straight national title, third in four years. you wonder how long nick saban will stick around. four national championships. even though quarterback mccarron was brilliant, the
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announcer seemed to be caught up in the beauty of his woman. >> wow, i tell you, you quarterbacks, you get all the good looking woman. what a beautiful woman. >> wow. >> a.j. is -- >> whoa. >> doing some things right. you're a youngster in alabama, start getting the football out and throwing around the backyard. >> brian: all right. go ahead, kids. that's your only way to get that. they're talking about katherine webb, who you see right there. she's the reigning miss alabama. a.j. mccarron clearly not minding she went to rival auburn. he also is not jealous that she has gotten a lot of publicity after the big game in which he won. >> gretchen: she looks like she's making a name for sheriff on her own, first and foremost, that she accomplished that goal and probably many other things. time to bring in laura ingraham who i know wants to weigh in on this. what do you have to say, laura? >> guys, why don't you keep that photo up a little longer. i think you should keep it up through this entire segment.
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[ laughter ] come on, just leave it up. and kilmeade, i'm surprised you haven't brought miss alabama, gorgeous young woman, in to talk about benghazi or the brennan confirmation. >> brian: right. >> gretchen: that will be tomorrow. >> you got to bruckner to talk about those issues. just the regular beauty queen stuff is kind of, you know -- >> gretchen: wait a minute, laura. >> steve: we called. >> brian: we got vase mail. >> i figured. i'm an alabama fan, but my god, it was like they were playing a washington prep school. it was ridiculous. >> brian: so disappointing. just shows you the president is right, we do need a playoff. >> we need something 'cause i tuned it out after the second quarter and then i started tweeting, what bad '70s tv show rerun would you rather watch then this game? "blossom" was the number one. [ laughter ] >> gretchen: it was good news in our family 'cause my 7-year-old want to do stay up for the whole
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game and after the first quarter he was satisfied going to bed. >> steve: i liked your twitter, your comment about the lucky charm, all very funny. follow her on-line. speak of benghazi, hillary clinton back at work. she got a helmet yesterday from her friends there at the department of state. she is apparently going to answer questions regarding benghazi while she is still the sitting secretary. although lindsey graham is saying that let's not confirm john brennan for c.i.a. chief job until we get some questions answered from the white house on benghazi. what do you think about that? >> number one, it's great that hillary is feeling better and she's back at work. number two, it's great she says she's going to testify. i have think that's all positive. but look, i think lindsey graham has a point here. there are a number of questions that have yet to be answered about benghazi. we've moved on. we had the presidential election. we had the cliff fight. but we still have four americans who were brutally killed in that horrible attack. and we still a bizarrely
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changing narrative. we had briefing papers edited by an unknown person. apparently we have some ghost in the system who is editing briefing points for susan rice. we still don't know why susan rice was really chosen to do those sunday show appearance. we don't know why the f.b.i. didn't appear in benghazi for many weeks. we don't know why we don't have people really in custody. all the people who were leading that attack. why are they? i think we've lot of questions. i don't think brennan really is going to be stopped. i think he's going to be confirmed. he's had a long career in public service. one more thing, remember after the bin laden successful hit, brennan came out that monday and he did a briefing, he said it was the gutsiest call he had ever seen a president do. then he went on to talk about operational details of what happened during the assault on the compound. remember, the secretary of defense at the time, gates, was livid at brennan for having
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released those operational details to the press that monday. i think that question needs to be asked. c.i.a. director who apparently didn't have any problem releasing the details of what happened in that compound. that was very interesting. >> gretchen: the other interesting part of the story is we've been reporting this morning that the lone suspect in the benghazi situation has now been released over in the middle east. so more questions remain. in the meantime, this fiscal cliff discussion, i don't know if we've had a chance to talking to since then. i know i haven't. where do you stand on how the republicans did that deal and apparently now they're drawing a line in the sand against spending new tacks although nancy pelosi said the tax fight ain't over, yet we haven't talked about the spending problem. >> well, the point about the cliff or that belaboring the point, republicans lost ground in the house. they lost seats in the senate. they shouldn't have lost. they lost the presidency. so the idea that the republicans were going to be able to stand in the way of taxes going up wasn't going to happen. we can wish that, but it's not going to happen. but now i think you're seeing
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signs of life in the republican party. both mcconnell and boehner saying we're not raising taxes anymore. if the president responded with his own bravado saying we're going for a balanced approach, new revenues. nancy pelosi is adamant. dirk durbin is adamant they're going to go for more taxes. i think this is a great moment potentially for conservatives and the house and the senate to say look, we have a spending issue. if they have to get an easel and go around the country do their own road show for renewal and recovery, they should do it because i think people are with them now. they got their tax increase. now let's talk about the government bloat that is killing business in this country. >> brian: remember, mitt romney ran on not raising taxes, but looking at deductions. now the president is going to try to hit republicans over the head with that and said, weren't you all for looking at deductions for those horrible people that make -- >> it was either or. it was either or. it wasn't both, though. that's the point. i think that argument is easy to
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makers but guys, they're going to face obama who is going to do this rally across america for a balanced approach. they better have their ducks in a row and a pr strategy that can beat the razzle dazzle man, otherwise they're going to find themselves in a corner again on this issue. >> steve: finally, let's talk about this. planned parenthood, which i believe is the largest provider of abortions in this country. >> yes, it is. >> steve: they've released their annual report and they've got more government money this past year than ever before. in 2001, they got $202 million. in fiscal year 2011, they got $542 million. that is a lot of abortions. >> it's a gross industry. the sad thing about it is we have seen an increase in the planned parenthood funding and we've also seen an increase of the last report, i believe it's like a couple thousand more abortions. when you really boil this down to what it is, it is a heart
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breaking and searing problem we have in this country where tax dollars are going to an organization that makes about i believe 400 something million off of the abortion procedure. we talk about big oil, this is big abortion and they make big money off it. they shouldn't get a dime from taxpayers to fund what they do and they say, well, we segregate the money. but it all is moveable money. >> gretchen: what else upset me about this report is that it pointed out since 2009, the contraceptive services declined 12% at planned parenthood and the organization's cancer screening and prevention services dropped 29%. remember, that was a big fight as to why -- >> sandra fluke's big point. >> gretchen: why they should get this funding is because they offer other services. well, apparently those other services, as far as cancer prevention have gone down. >> they don't do mammograms at planned parenthood. that's not a service they provide and one of the greatest
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things about this -- grossest things about this report is richards said we're very proud of the work we've done. think of those children, the smiles, the laughs, the lives they might have led. this is carnage and what happened to abortion being safe, legal and rare? is that rare? really? >> steve: we're certainly spending a lot on it. laura, thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you. >> steve: we'll see you next week. >> yeah. >> brian: remember how president obama pushed through obamacare? could the same thing happen with gun control? a closer look next. >> gretchen: a kangaroo making cops jump through hoops. the hilarious video you got to see coming up hi, i'm phil mickelson.
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>> when y'all go home and talking to your buddies and they say he wants to take my gun away, you've heard it here. i'm on television, everybody knows it. i believe in the second amendment. i believe in people's lawful right to bear arms. i will not take your shotgun away. i will not take your rifle away. i won't take your hand gun away. >> gretchen: that was then senator obama in 2008 promising to protect the rights of gun owners. following the shooting in newtown, connecticut, the president is now going to have a push for more gun control and how he plans to get there is starting to sound familiar. here to explain is kate, former chair of the republican party of virginia and the author of the book "divider this chief, the fraud of hope and change." good morning to you. >> hi, gretchen. thanks for having me. >> gretchen: happy new year to you. how do you think the president will go about doing this gun
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reform? >> i think he's going to do it the same way he went about ramming through obamacare and it's crony capitalism at its worst. remember how he partnered with big pharma so they would get profits from obamacare. he's doing the same thing with the large gun manufacturers and sellers like wal-mart, saying hey, help us ram this through, limitations, background checks, keep individuals from being able to sell guns to other individuals. that's what the whole closing the gun show loophole is about. it's about prohibiting me from being able to sell a gun to my buddy down the street or my friend, and so that's going to benefit places like wal-mart. so of course, they're going to be putting ads on and promoting any restrictions that obama proffers. >> gretchen: why is that bad? >> well, it's bad because i as an individual should be able to have the right to sell my firearm to whomever i want. this is one step toward national
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registration of guns and a lot of gun advocates, people who believe in the second amendment, are concerned that's one step away from confiscation. look, obama saying i want you to keep your guns. this is the same guy who said we were going to keep taxes low on all americans. but look, diane feinstein and the president want very broad restrictions on firearms sales. they're looking at proceed hinting the sale of semiautomatic hand guns. those are the most popular guns purchased for self-defense by women, by anyone. those are the one, the glocks, anything with a removable magazine that has multiple rounds. look, i'm a woman. i have very weak arms. i shake when i'm scared. i want multiple rounds when i need to defend myself. but this president wants to start very systematically scaling back gun rights burks also have a national registry so if it ever comes to it, he and the government will know who owns what kind of gun. >> gretchen: here are some of the gun control plans, the
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bullet plans. universal background checks for firearm buyers, track the movement and sale of guns. strengthen mental health checks. stiffen penalties for carrying guns near schools. what's interesting is that many people were calling for the president to talk about gun control over the last four years and he didn't. is it time for at least a national discussion about it in some capacity? >> i think it certainly is time for a national discussion about some of our mental health concerns and the fact that a lot of these perpetrators of these horrific crimes are actually on some sort of psychotic drug at the time that they commit these murders. absolutely it's the time. we also need to discuss the fact that gun free school zones, if we strength that, who obeys is that? law abiding citizens. that's it. >> gretchen: thanks so much. >> thanks. >> gretchen: remember the movie "able"? >> are you telling us absolutely everything? >> not exactly. we're also out of coffee.
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>> gretchen: 24 minutes after the top of the hour. quick headlines. treasury secretary tim geithner getting ready to apparently cash out and now we know who will replace him. fox news confirming president obama expected to nominate jack lou, the white house chief of staff. beta lockers could help protect the brain against changes link to do alzheimer's and dementia. autopsies of nearly 800 men found that those taking the meds had fewer abnormalities in their brain. steve? >> steve: thanks. flight attendants are spilling some secrets of the skies from what they really serve when you ask for regular coffee, to whether that seatbelt sign threw stays on just a little too long. joining us to blow the lid off of the confessions is veteran
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flight attendant and author of "cruising attitude," heather pool, who joins us from los angeles. hi, how are you? >> good. how are you? >> steve: good. we were talking a little bit about this survey that came out yesterday. for instance, we heard that some flight attendants, when you ask for regular coffee, they give you decaf 'cause they want you relaxed and maybe so you fall asleep so that you're not bugging them all the time. >> i'm not going to say that i may have accidentally on purpose may have served decaf, but it was only because i couldn't get back to the galley. we work long hours and we have short layovers. so we like our coffee. we usually have a lot of coffee. we like to brew the coffee. so unless you're on a red eye flight, i don't really think you need to worry about that. >> steve: a lot of people would love to be able to sit up in the first cabin and there are occasionally upgrades available. according to this survey, oftentimes they give them to -- they upgrade their friends,
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pregnant people, handsome people, well dressed people. what do you say about that? >> i say obviously you haven't flown in a while if you think that's true because our first class cabins are full. unless you're actually wearing the dress or giving birth in flight, it's probably not going to happen. sometimes they do happen. i've had people bring their x-rays on board hoping that that will be the miracle move and it wasn't. >> steve: x-rays of a broken body part? >> yes! yes! i had a guy come on and pretend that he was married to this woman and later on in flight after a few too many, he came back and let it slip that his wife was at home and so i asked him who the woman he was making out with was. so if i see seem insensitive to your story, that's why. >> steve: let me ask you about this, according to the survey, oftentimes when there is turbulence on the plane, the pilot puts on the seatbelt sign. but then it seems like it stays
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on a lot longer, apparently so that the cabin personnel can bring down the beverage cart or the meal service and stuff like that. >> again, i'm not going to say that it doesn't happen. i have asked the captain to shake it, the plane, that's it. but i mean, we don't really want to trap everybody on the plane. really. we're not into that. we like people to get up and move around. but when we're trying to do the service, it's easier when people are seated. >> steve: absolutely, especially if the sit down sign is on. finally, pushy passengers. you're feelings about them. >> not my favorite. i've been poked and prodded and i've even been licked. so have you ever been liked bay strange man in the aisle? >> steve: no. >> yeah. >> steve: did that guy have some x-rays? >> he may have. i just didn't get that far. moved the cart really fast, go, go, go. >> steve: how fast can you get
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all the way up to the cockpit? read funny stories in her book. heather, always a pleasure. thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you. >> steve: funny stuff. 28 minutes after the top of the hour on this tuesday. taxpayers bailed them out, giving them nearly $200 billion. now aig may sue uncle sam for more of our money. then he sold out al-jazeera. so what did al gore do at the first meeting with the network and the employees? the answer, priceless. he i just no fun to drive.
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>> brian: shot the morning. a kangaroo leading police in australia around an airport park garage. it's actually the second time in just a few months a kangaroo has gotten stuck in this garage. i know the feeling. i can never find my car either. >> steve: you're hopping mad, too. >> brian: wildlife officers eventually were able to tranquilize it and take it to a vet to get it checked out. that is the story of the kangaroo in the garage. >> gretchen: kangaroos can be a little nasty, too. they have a good reputation, but
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sometimes they can -- don't they spit? >> brian: no. camels spit. >> gretchen: i think kangaroos can be nasty. >> steve: they can box if you you get up close. >> brian: wasn't there a kangaroo movie set in the outback recently over the last five years? reminds me of a fox movie. kangaroo jack. that was a great movie. i cried at the >> steve: you once again thought that was a documentary. >> brian: i did. i said, this is fantastic. like wild kingdom. >> steve: kind of. all right. 27 minutes before the top of the hour on this tuesday. fox news alert for you. the only suspect in the benghazi terrorist attack on our consulate now a free man. huh? a court in tunisia ordering the release of the man due to a lack of evidence. >> gretchen: as we all recall that, attack left four americans dead, including our ambassador. now hillary clinton may testify about what happened. she just returned to work after
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a month of battling health issues. joining us live from dc to explain more is our own molly henneberg. what do we know this morning? >> good morning. today the outgoing secretary of state will meet with the outgoing secretary of defense, leon panetta, at the white house. later she'll attend another meeting at the white house. republicans want to know when secretary of state hillary clinton will come to congress and testify on benghazi. the state department said it will happen, but don't have a date set yet. secretary clinton returned to work yesterday after a rough december when she dealt with a bad stomach virus, severe dehydration, a concussion, and a blood clot near her skull. to welcome her back, her staff showed a bit of humor after all her medical troubles. giving her a helmet and a jersey and telling her that, quote, washington is a contact sport. the state department says while the secretary was recovering, she was working by phone, including talking to her likely replacement, democratic senator john kerry.
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>> she has been talking to him virtually nonstop. she's apparently sort of daily phone calls a number of phenols. he is not in the building today, but as i said last week, she is 100% committed to having as smooth as possible a transition. >> one other note on benghazi, republican senator lindsey graham says he may put a hold on president obama's nominee to head up the c.i.a., john brennan, in order to force the obama administration to answer more questions about the attack on our consulate. senator graham says the move is not directed at mr. brennan, but, quote, is an unfortunate, yet necessary action to get information from this administration. back to you guys in new york. >> steve: all right. thank you very much. >> brian: remember the lindsey graham was the one who got the f.b.i. in to even question them. there didn't seem to be any curiousity at the white house about who this guy was and what did he and what went down there. so i'm sure he's going to come out, along with john mccain saying it's outrageous.
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>> gretchen: we'll see when hillary clinton does testify. they want her to testify before john kerry takes over ostensibly as secretary of state. let's tell but this story. remember aig, they received a huge government bailout. actually i at this part of their company desperately needed and the rest was put upon them. now they're saying they have violated possibly the fifth amendment which would prohibit the taking of private property for public use without just compensation. why is that important? because now they may join with shareholders in this lawsuit filed against the government claiming that, in fact, even though they received this multimillion, billion dollars bailout that they in fact may be due more. >> steve: yeah. they got $182 billion to bail them out because they made some very bad business decisions. now the former ceo is on the outside looking in and he and his lawyer, david boys, they
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contend there was a punitive interest rate of more than 14% placed on aig. plus federal government took 92% of the stock. so they really screwed the stock holders and so they're asking essentially the company itself, hey, will you join us in this lawsuit? so far they've kind of been at arm's length. we'll find out tomorrow afternoon if aig signs on board with this $25 billion lawsuit against us. >> brian: yesterday in san francisco, it was time for current tv to meet their new owners, al-jazeera and they did. almost everyone was invited. the old owners of current tv met the new owners of current tv and together they introduced the employees to see who is going to stick around. one guy missing was al gore. just his partner l hyatt, was there. al gore didn't show, which did not surprise a lot of people that work for him. >> gretchen: apparently some of them are not so happy with the fact that al gore number one sold the business to al-jazeera because it is a little bit of a
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different kind of a player, so to speak, than current tv. of course, that's a liberal cable chapel. nobody really knows what al-jazeera will do with it other than we know what they coo with their broadcasts in the middle east. >> brian: it was characterized at the meeting not contentious, but miserable. >> steve: no kidding. it's funny, joy behair has a show on current tv. >> brian: if a tree falls in the woods, do you hear it? >> steve: apparently jay leno asked her, so osama bin laden is your new boss? [ laughter ] >> gretchen: she said she's unclear whether or not she'll be staying on. we have other stories. bizarre story out of illinois with this lottery winner. >> brian: i heard all about it. i'll take it from here. thanks for the lead. another story people are talking about this morning, a lottery winner comes forward to claim his prize. one day later, he is dead. now months after declaring he died from natural causes, investigators say let's change that to poisoned. joining us with brand-new details, heather now. >> we're following a story out of chicago.
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the man is 46 years old. he owns a dry cleaning business. he won a $1 million lottery jackpot through one of those scratch-off tickets. he said this, right after he claimed his prize, he said, winning the lottery means everything to me. it will help me grow my business. he also planned to use the money to pay some his bills and give some money to saint jude's hospital, which does a lot of good work for children. one day after he claimed that check, he became violently ill. he later died at the hospital. no autopsy was performed on him at the time because they didn't think the circumstances surrounding his death were suspicious. six months after that check was cashed, though, a relative of his went to the medical examiner's office and said, i think there is something suspicious here. the medical examiner started looking into it, looking into some toxicology tests that had previously been conducted and found out that he had been given cyanide. listen to the medical examiner here. >> the cyanide screen came back positive, at which point our office then contacted chicago
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pd. they really geared up their investigation. more common in fictional literature than it is in real life. cases do pop up. i've had a cyanide suicide probably about oh, close to 20 years ago that i wrote up as a case report. but generally cyanide poisonings in the united states are pretty unusual. >> so now they may actually exhume his body. police investigating the medical examiner's office taking a look. >> steve: follow the money. >> yeah, a million bucks. don't know who is responsible for this yet. but hopefully they'll find the person. >> steve: thank you very much. what would do you if you found a stranger sleeping on your couch? well, of course, you would grab your machete, right? >> you need to sit right here and you need to sit right here. you're going to wait fort cops. you're going to jail. i was like no, son, you're staying. you're staying right there. i was like, and don't try to get up or nothing 'cause i been nice to you up until this point. you're in my house.
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you're invading my space. this is what god has blessed me with, i'm going to stand here and fight. >> steve: why did she whip out the machete. she woke from you a nap and found an intruder asleep on her couch. he apparently ate chinese food. she kept him there until the cops showed up. he was at machete point. >> gretchen: i've been waiting for this story. remember when susan lucci stopped by the curvy couch? brian sure does. >> you just feel you can even go like this. >> steve: three, two, one. >> gretchen: what a way to end the show! log on for more making out! right back. that's one of the best moments. ever. now word erica kane may be coming back to the curvy couch? maybe. but the canceled soap opera "all my children" being revived by the on-line network which is on the internet. the network will revive "one
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life to live." that was one of my favorites. production starts next month. >> brian: will they have a blowout production for an internet series? >> steve: maybe not. >> gretchen: i don't know. we'll have to wait and see. >> brian: i don't know what their budget could be. 18 minutes before the top of the hour. monday he was getting chemo. tuesday, he was on the football field. and he didn't miss a game. coming up next, we've got oklahoma sooner austin woods, hear his story. it will leave you speechless. >> steve: then looking for a quick million? a new breed of pawn shop in a way, may be the way to go. we'll tell what you to do if you, too, have a blue violin how can you get back pain relief that lasts up to 16 hours? with thermacare heatwraps. thermacare works differently. it's the only wrap with patented heat cells that penetrate deep to relax, soothe, and unlock tight muscles. for up to 16 hours of relief, try thermacare.
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time without literally miss ago practice or a game. austin woods is an offensive lineman for the oklahoma sooners and just played in the cotton bowl and joins us now. welcome. >> good morning. >> brian: what did you find out this season that made it more challenging than any other? >> you know, just going through chemotherapy and then also going to practice and continue going to school and my classes. it was really difficult. but i found out if i kept the right attitude and right mentality, i could get through it. >> brian: so you're somebody that's going to practice, feeling a little run down. go to the doctor and the oncology told what you the biopsy confirmed, you have hodgkin's limb foe merchant what was it like hearing that? >> it was quite a shock. i'm 20 years old. just completed a spring workout and spring practice. i was in the best shape of my life. then it turns out that i had a
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sore throat and swollen gland and it was hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer. it took me by storm. >> brian: you start chemo and then start practice. what was it like trying to go through football, which is grueling, grueling football practice, at the same time, with chemo weighing you down? how hard was that? >> it was tough, but i really feel like staying active with football and staying around my teammates and continuing to go to school really helped keep my mind off cancer and really didn't let cancer define my life. it was -- it really helped me get through the battle of cancer. >> brian: i understand you felt like you didn't go through alone. you went through it with your team. they shaved their head with you in a sign they'll go through the battle with you? >> that's right. i play football, the greatest sport in the world. my battle with cancer wasn't just me. it was all my teammates, my coaches, my family and friends. i really couldn't have done it
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by myself. without them, it wouldn't have been possible. >> brian: you were also inspired by your mom, had breast cancer. she didn't take a day off. >> that's right. i was real young when she was diagnosed and had her bat well breast cancer. but i remember she never missed a day at work and she was raising two young kids at the time. i found a lot of strength through her and it was a really great to have her there coach me through. >> brian: now we understand you've been named one of the seven national finalists for the 2013 rare disease champion award it's special even being nominated, right? >> yeah. it's a great honor to be nominated for that award. >> brian: you will find out if you win. but it's an award that raises a lot of money for people to go through what you've gone through, still play in the sport and excelling at a university. best of luck all the way and congratulations on what you've already accomplished. >> thank you very much. >> brian: all right. coming up next on "fox &
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friends," our final segment, are you looking for a quick million dollars? a new breed of pawn shop may be the way to go. we'll explain. first, let's check in with a guy who has not made a million dollars yet, but still looking. bill hemmer. >> how you doing? i'm looking forward to talking about it in 30 minutes. i got a big theory about what happened last night. >> brian: yes, we are going to talk about that. you have a theory. notre dame. >> i'll see you then. new report just out shows how much money planned parenthood received from washington last year alone. also democrats want more tax dollars. wait 'til you hear how much more. and a high profile american and former politician is joining america's gun debate starting today. we'll tell you who that is and whether or not she will make a difference. martha and i will see new ten minutes at the top of the hour. great grains cereal starts whole and stays whole. see the seam? more pcessed flakes look nothing like natural grains. i'm eating what i kn is better nutrition. mmmm. great grains.
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>> gretchen: they're called pawn shops for the posh. high end dealers are loaning out millions of dollars for pricey personal items. >> steve: you know what? in a down economy, these lenders are seeing quite a lot of business. it's booming. >> brian: yep. paul atkins, the ceo and founder of borrow.com, a company that provides short-term loans in exchange for luxury items, he joins us now with some of those items. welcome. >> thank you. >> brian: what about this climate makes your stuff perfect? >> i think clearly the banks are not lending as much as they're used to and people are looking for alternative. there are alternative lenders. we're lending against these types of assets. typically people are getting loans from us might consider selling the asset. >> steve: a lot of your business is small business owners who are just kind of in a pinch. they could use the money for a couple of months. >> that's exactly right. and we find customers come back again and again and again,
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'cause there are certain times of the year where they may have a cash flow issue. >> gretchen: tell us how it works. we were showing this gorgeous ring here, which is a diamond and is it ruby? >> yeah. that's ruby. 3 1/2 carat. >> brian: i walk in, what do you have for me? >> you find us on-line. we've got offices in midtown, manhattan. we'll appraise it. we have appraisers who work for big auction houses. we'll give you an offer for a loan. and you will either take it or not. if you take it, you pay the interest each month and come and collect it when you can pay back the amount you borrowed. 85% to 90% pay it back. >> steve: what's the percentage rate? >> it ranges from 2 1/2 to 4% a month. which sounds expensive, but if you sell an asset, you're going to give away a lot of value because of the commission. >> steve: the whole idea is it's short-term. >> absolutely. four to five months. >> steve: the great thing is you take all sorts of stuff, in addition to the ring, there is a watch. right here we've got salvador
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dali etching. what's this blue fiddle? >> this was once a fiddle. it's now a piece of art. it's by an artist called arman, french and in new york for 40 odd years. that's about a $10,000 piece. there is a lot of fine art, antiques, fast cars, fine wines. >> brian: so it's a win-win? >> yes. >> brian: you're investing, you're taking the risk and yet you're providing money where the banks aren't. >> yeah. the clearest indication of it being a win-win is the level of repeat customers. 90% repeat rate after 18 months. which is extraordinarily high. >> gretchen: it's borrow without the w. borro.com. paul akin, the ceo and founder, creating a fascinating new business idea. thank you so much. >> brian: i might slice my clarinet and put velvet on and go walking into your place. >> we'll see what we can do. >> brian: thank you very much. >> gretchen: right back alright let's break it down.
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